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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' South, Longitude: 130° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.56 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.4"976.41 miwest0° 10' 13.8"11.72 minorth976.78 mi
24 hours13° 43' 05.9"929.11 mieast4° 23' 07.5"301.40 minorth982.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 1:08 PM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth S
BaucauFri 12:38 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
SameFri 12:38 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuaiFri 12:38 PM679 km422 miles366 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliFri 12:38 PM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
KupangFri 11:38 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbonFri 12:38 PM940 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekFri 1:08 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 12:38 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KendariFri 11:38 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
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